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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

History of Art and Architecture

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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5340 GBP/year
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About

This intensive History of Art and Architecture course at Birkbeck, University of London  is an intensive conversion programme designed for students with a first degree in another subject who wish to pursue a Master's degree in the history of art or architecture.

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Overview

On this History of Art and Architecture course at Birkbeck, University of London , you will gain the chance to work closely with internationally recognised experts who are defining the field conducting groundbreaking research in periods from medieval to contemporary and focusing on painting, sculpture, print culture, architecture, photography, digital art and museology. Our History of Art and Architecture Graduate Certificate is also enriched by museum and site visits, visiting speakers and screenings. 

Over the course of the Certificate you will develop skills of visual analysis, critical thinking, academic writing and research experience that will prepare you to embark on further postgraduate study, for example our MA History of Art, MA History of Architecture, MA History of Photography, MA History of Art with Curating or MA Museum Cultures.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in the creative arts, media and education. Possible professions include higher education lecturer, museum/gallery curator, or advertising account executive. This degree may also be useful in becoming a community arts worker, multimedia specialist, or higher education lecturer.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • History of Art and Architecture: Skills and Approaches
  • Art and Scandal in the Modern Period
  • Art and the Sacred in the Middle Ages
  • Art as Critique: Caricature, Modernity and the Avant-Garde
  • Art of the British Empire
  • Concrete and Flesh: Modern Architecture and the Body
  • Impressionist Paris: Modernity and Difference

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.

  • If you do not already hold a first degree, but believe that you are a suitable candidate for the Graduate Certificate through other experience and educational achievements, please contact the admissions tutor.
  • Applications are reviewed on their individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5340 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5340 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    2940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2940 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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